Last night, RTÉ announced that Oisin O'Callaghan won the 2020 title for Young Sportsperson of the Year, beating snooker player Aaron Hill, boxer Katelyn Phelan, dart player Keane Barry, and footballer Oisin Mullin.
Ireland’s young DH breakout star Oisin O’Callaghan was nominated for the 2020 Young Sportsperson of the Year title by Irish media outlet RTÉ
The 17-year-old earned Ireland its first World Championship title in his very first world-level race, then followed that result with two Junior DH World Cup wins in Maribor.
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He earned a spot on the YT Mob last year in the YT Mob World Tour
, and he has since demonstrated that he has the talent and dedication to go far in the sport. He hopes to take the World Cup overall next year and defend his rainbow stripes.
Watch the story of Oisin's rise to the top, here.
For the RTÉ award, O’Callaghan is up against snooker
player Aaron Hill, boxer Katelyn Phelan, dart player Keane Barry, and footballer Oisin Mullin. The RTÉ Sport Awards will be held later today.